Police are still investigating Friday's attack on a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, Colo., but they say Robert Dear is responsible. If that's the case, it represents just the latest example of a white male being behind a mass shooting.
Hong Kong's "Umbrella Revolution seems to only get bigger as the days go by. At the center of the protests, demonstrators say they're not planning on leaving any time soon, even as their demands to Beijing remain unclear.
Charlie Schroeder and his wife, native Hong Konger Wendy Mok, moved back to the city two years ago. Now that protests are jamming the streets, they see the pent-up frustrations of many young Hong Kongers being expressed, hoping to make China pay attention to their concerns.
Thai democracy advocates have been stymied by their government's efforts to put a lid on any protests. But some of them took a risk this week to start a protest in solidarity with student protesters in Hong Kong.
The Durga festival is one of the biggest celebrations in the state of Bengal in India. For five days, people worship the goddess of strength and courage who slayed a demon who was going around killing everybody. It's equivalent to Christmas for us Bengalis.
Several of the most well-known leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy campaign are also devout Christians. The same goes for many of the protesters in the streets, who can be seen at protests praying and singing religious hymns. But the Christian faithful are divided over the issues at stake.
She isn’t old enough to get a driver's license or vote. But at 17, Agnes Chow is already a political player in Hong Kong. As one of the leaders of an influential student activist group called Scholarism, Chow is part of a new political generation making its mark in the Chinese territory.
The euphoria that erupted in Libya following the death of Muammar Gaddafi is nowhere to be found on the third anniversary of his overthrow. Instead, armed factions are fighting for control of the country, wreaking havoc with the economy and people's lives. So is Libya better off now?
Flemming Rose was the Danish newspaper editor responsible for running the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in 2005 that sparked global outrage. Now he's written a book about the episode and holds fast to his belief that publishing them was the right and necessary thing to do.
The Dalai Lama prohibits his followers from praying to what he considers the malevolent deity of Dorje Shugden. But adherents of this practice, many of them western converts, say the Tibetan religious leader is guilty of persecution.